2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Robert W. Vietmeyer

Name: Robert W. Vietmeyer
Title: Cloud Computing Portfolio Lead
Office of the Chief Information Officer
Agency: Department of Defense 

Cloud warrior. Vietmeyer's nimble, sensitive work to resolve the many complex contracting issues tied to DOD being a broker of commercial cloud services cemented his reputation as the department's go-to expert on cloud policy. He achieved initial operating capability for the Defense Information Systems Agency to function as DOD's commercial cloud services broker and started the approval process for initial provisional authority to operate. Vietmeyer also led a diverse team that formulated key strategy documents, implementation plans, security guides, reference architectures and policy documents to achieve DOD's strategic goals for cloud computing in 2015.

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